|Charlie Lewis - 4 Songs - Charlie Lewis|
Fun at home with a personal tape recorder made by Charlis Lewis (Of WFMU fame) when he was just 12 years old! Just a lot of crazy fun! Many thanks to Charlie Lewis himself, and the 365 days project at ubu.com (located at http://www.ubu.com/outsiders/365/index.html) for this! Very Very much appreciated!
Keywords: UBU 365 Days Project; Kazoo
|Popeye The Sailor Man - San Joaquin School District|
"In general I really don't have much success in finding very many "good" school band recordings worth preserving or that deserve a second listen. Many people have come to realize that my use of the word "good" is very subjective, and often means "bad" or more precisely, "so bad it's good." And when I say something is "weird, bizarre, unique, off key, inventive, outsider, or incorrect" it means "good!" and exactly what I'm looking for! With that said, here is the elementary school string section ...
Keywords: High School Bands; UBU 365 Days Project
Downloads: 3,144 (3 reviews)
|Jesus Christ's Ring - Alexandria Highes Little|
I can't claim full credit for discovering this one. It was collected by some smart-aleck(s) in Nashville for a limited cassette release in 1994. This duet for insane woman and tape hiss was recorded on a portable tape recorder as a gift for a lonely park ranger in California. Woodville, Alabama's Ms. Little believes herself to be the daughter of billionaire Howard Hughes and in possession of a ring once belonging to J.C...
Keywords: UBU 365 Days Project; Found Recordings; National Anthems
|Lady Madonna - Rose Hill Junior High School Jazz Ensemble|
Dana Countryman writes: "When I walked into the Everett, WA Goodwill store near my house a few years back, little did I know I'd come out with one of my best scores ever. I picked up a copy of a local school band album by the Rose Hill Junior High School Jazz Ensemble on a whim. It was only a buck, so I took a chance. Besides, they did a cover of the Beatles' "Lady Madonna" - that HAD to be interesting...
Keywords: High School Bands; UBU 365 Days Project; Beatles
Downloads: 3,340 (2 reviews)